Catherine Lisa Bell (born 14 August 1968) is a 53 years old talented and widely acclaimed English-American actress and model.
She is an on-screen character who was shot into stardom for her role as lieutenant Sarah MacKenzie in the TV series JAG (1997-2005) and Army Wives (2007-2013) as Denise Sherwood.
As most of her appearances prove, Catherine Bell is known primarily for her roles in military or crime-related movies and TV series.
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|Full Name:||Catherine Lisa Bell|
|Stage Name:||Catherine Bell|
|Born:||14 August 1968 (age 53 years old)|
|Place of Birth:||London, England|
|Parents:||Mina Bell, Peter Bell|
|Children:||Gemma Beason, Ronan Beason|
|Spouse • Husband:||Adam Beason (m. 1994–2011)|
|Occupation:||Actress • Model|
|Net Worth:||$5 million|
Early Life and Education
Catherine Bell was born bin 14 August 1968 in London to a Scottish father, Peter Bell, and a mother of Iranian descent, Mina Ezzati.
Her father was an architect working in an oil company in Iran, and her mother had to move to London to study nursing. Bell’s parents divorced when she was two.
Use moved in with her mother and was raised by her maternal grandparents.
They later moved to San Fernando Valley, California. Although having a Muslim background, Catherine Bell was exposed to Catholicism as she attended a Baptist school.
Catherine Bell would enroll at UCLA to study Medicine/biology but later dropped to pursue a career in modeling in Japan.
Upon Catherine Bell‘s return to the US, she decided to venture into acting. First, she studied with Milton Katselas at the Beverly Hills playhouse. Next, she worked for eight years at the Peninsula hotel as a massage therapist, in which singer, Peter Gabriel was one of her clients.
Catherine Bell‘s TV debut was actually in 1990 on the sitcom, Sugar and Spice. She went on to land a role as Grace Lashield in Men of War (1994).
Three years later, she starred in JAG (1997-2005) as lieutenant colonel Sarah MacKenzie. She also played Denise Sherwood in Army Wives (2007-2013) and Cassie Nightingale in the Hallmark series, Good Witch (2015-2021).
She has tried to balance her career and personal life all through these years, and she has really been good.
Catherine Bell got married to Adam Beason on 8 May 1994. The couple met on the set of the 1992 film, Death Becomes Her, in which Adam Beason was an assistant production manager. The marriage was blessed with two kids Gemma Beason and Ronan Beason, but it was short-lived as they separated in 2011.
Catherine Bell is fluent in Persian and English and is fond of motorcycling, skiing, and kickboxing. She has also been linked with Scientology. She is currently a practicing Scientologist and has attested to attaining the state of clear.
Being an actress is lucrative but coupled with modeling, it is undoubtedly like winning a jackpot as consistency and dedication will give the individual a long-lasting financial status. This is the case of Catherine Bell, as she has a net worth of about $5 million, which is her earnings from modeling and acting.
The talented actress Catherine Bell is likely not to have much interest in the celebrity life in social media as she has a sizable number of 2k followers on her Instagram account @therealcatherinebell, unlike many other actresses. Her Twitter handle is @realcatherinebell, and Facebook @CatherineBell.
Catherine Bell‘s acting career has been massive as she has an outstanding record of being featured in about 9 movies from 1992-2016, with the likes of Men of War (1994), Crash Dive (1996), and The Bandit Hound (2016) on the list.
Similarly, she holds a record of 37 TV appearances from 1991-2020 with features in series like The Good Witches‘ series (2015-2021), High rise Rescue (2017), NCIS: Los Angeles (2019-2020), and JAG (1997-2005).